Warsaw: Kwasniewski meets president of Azerbaijan

Polish Press Agency
PAP News Wire
April 27, 2004 Tuesday

Kwasniewski meets president of Azerbaijan


President Aleksander Kwasniewski and the visiting President Ilham
Aliev of Azerbaijan discussed the situation in the Caucasus region,
fight against terrorism and bilateral relations in Warsaw Tuesday.

Andrzej Majkowski, head of the presidential International Affairs
Office told PAP that the two presidents discussed the present state of
talks between Azerbaijan and Armenia concerning Nagorno Karabakh.

The European Economic Summit staring Wednesday will provide an
opportunity to hold a bilateral meeting of Aliev with President Robert
Kocharian of Armenia.

In his talks with Kwasniewski Aliev confirmed that the Armenian
contingent of 150 men will stay in Iraq, and expressed readiness to
continue to participate actively in the fight against terrorism,
according to Majkowski.

The Polish president declared that Poland as a European Union member
will strive to continue to develop relations with the Caucasus region